Hydrastis canadensis, better known as goldenseal, is a long-cherished and favorite antimicrobial among herbalists and integrative practitioners across the United States. The potent herb has a long history of use among Native Americans as a treatment for all kinds of complaints, from eyewashes to respiratory infections to skin eruptions. Depending on the era and region, […]
It was a beautiful California day- I woke up a bit early and walked outside to find a huge outdoor yoga class about to start. They were handing out free mats, and a hundred or so people laid out these bursts of color side by side in front of the stage. I decided to take […]
Do you remember when you first heard that cocaine was in the early versions of Coca Cola and was only removed from the formula in 1903? Well there is another soda pop that also has an interesting history in terms of the original recipe and meaning behind its name. Did you ever wonder why the […]
I have had a personal interest in Lion’s Mane mushroom after recently taking a brain support product that contained the ingredient. I’d been looking for something to sharpen my focus, and I’d tried most of the ingredients in that category- ginkgo, huperzine, etc. When I added Lion’s Mane to the mix, I was instantly […]
First off, what are EMF’s really? Electromagnetic fields are a combination of the electric and magnetic fields that are produced by electricity. Both fields are invisible areas of energy (aka radiation) created by the movement of electrons. Flash back to science class and I remember Ms. Green trying to teach us about how electrons […]
Whether or not a couple is struggling to conceive, proper preparation for pregnancy is essential to ensure that the health of their baby is maximized. When a couple has had difficulty conceiving or carrying to term, preconception care can make all the difference. Several lifestyle factors have been identified which can promote optimal fertility, […]
Digestive enzymes are a staple in the integrative practitioner’s dispensary, because we know proper digestion and nutrient absorption is essential to good health. While many of us are fortunate enough to be born with a robust digestive system, many others are not. There may be inherent or genetic functional deficits to begin with or allergy […]
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